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on the toyota lexus safety and sales. the gx 460 is back on the market. they pulled the car after consumer reports state aid to not buy rating. there were concerns about flipping. dealers now have a software fix to repair the stability controls. >> if you prefer flying to writing in a lexus, new rules are into effect today to keep you from being stuck on the tarmac. airlines would not be able to keep passengers on the tarmac for more than three hours. after two hours, they will have to give passengers food and water. airlines that break the rules will face a fine of $27,000 per passenger. jetblue announced they will offer nonstop service from reagan to boston and orlando. flights start november 1. >>> families of eight world war two veterans were there while their loved ones were laid to rest at arlington national cemetery. the eight fliers were aboard a plane shot down by the japanese over the pacific. among those killed were sgt jimmy doyle. the ring his wife did to him and his dog tags were found 56 years later. >> those dog tags or from a flight that should have ended better. >> resear
there and obviously, no delays. this is brought to you by your toyota dealer. toyota, buy right the first time. toyota, moving forward. >> well, don and marty and everyone. we're live at growl's markets. come on over. this is, coming up this weekend, that's the growl's fight cancer day. this is an amazing event and fundraiser. how did all of this start. >> well, my grandfather passed away from cancer ten years ago and we wanted to raise money for a good cause. >> well, of course, you have a lot of things going on. we're donating 5% of the sales and tons of out door events and the proceeds go to acs. we raised 430,000 over the last 30 years. that's incredible. $54,000 last year, congratulations. thank you, and thank you for supporting us. we appreciate you being here. we want to talk to don from the american cancer society. hi, good morning. where does all of the money go. >> it goes to the patient services and programs. anything locally we can offer, emotional groups and lodging, that's where the money goes. hi, kate. >> hello. . >> how are you doing? >>> just wonderful. >> we have great raffles going
at mountain road and this is brought to you by toyota and your toyota dealer. you'll find qualify cars and trucks. toyota, moving forward. back to you, marty and don. >> i'm told that the air force is a day away from the test flight. it's an unmanned shuttle being sent to space tomorrow it will be on orbit for nine months and it could help satellites and other types of surveillance. it's been in development for nearly a decade. >> well, we have drones. >> yeah, and this goes highier. hey, basically, yeah. >>> and speaking of aircraft, isn't there another perspective on the volcano story. our friend, dolly, one of the us airway's coolest flight attendants. she came home from amsterdam and that was the last time she was able to go to work. flight crews are affected. we don't work, we're not getting paid. 300 trips were canceled and she was dressed and heading up north and then it was canceled. she has friends all over with clothes for two days. think about the crews not getting paid. >> and, yeah, they don't pack for a two week trip, but a day's work. >> and speaking of which, my friend
. this is progress. visa. currency of progress. >> the toyota sports desk, brought to you by your local toyota dealers-- moving you forward. >> how about the washington nationals? they continue to play a surprisingly solid baseball. they put another win in the column today against the dodgers. ground ball to short, over to second, over to the first -- over to first, over to second, a double play. what justin. the guy can run. the national's win. the top of the tent. this guy was just called up this weekend. they hold out in the ninth and win. the capitals are back. they had practiced today in arlington. but coach increased intensity. friday was a head-scratcher and a disappointing loss. coach says, these guys have to be ready to give their all tomorrow night in montreal. >> i think it is important because it is important to play a good game. we are ready. we are sure the crowd will be ready. >> it was good to see eric back on the ice. it has been a couple of tough days for him. he took a shot to the mouth courtesy of a montreal player. he had to spend some time at the dentist. he says his dent
on sunday lingering into monday. >>> the toyota sports desk is brought to you by your local toyota dealers -- moving you forward. >>> the nfl draft. >> expect the unexpected. this could be a wild ride. mike shanahan and bruce allen are being very quiet. i am told that the redskins are trying to work out a deal for an offensive tackle from the saints. the redskins may have a chance to get sam bradford with the fourth pick. he is smart and has a cannon. we do know that the redskins have vetted every one of these guys. the redskins need an offensive tackle badly. a tennessee safety has been mentioned. a fourth pick for a db is not going to happen. there was wild speculation about the st. louis rams for the number 1 pick. >> history will tell you there is not much trading in the top four picks. we looked at it and number of different ways but in reset years, there is not a lot of movement up there. >> because of that fog, the capitals did not arrive at bwi until the wee hours this morning. they got home about 5:30 a.m. and cancel practice. take a look at what they are talking about in canada.
. the numbers reflect toyota's fading reputation after a massive recall of millions of vehicles. but analysts say it also shows a growing respect for ford. its reputation revived because it did not accept the taxpayer bailout whale make a better, more fuel efficient car. gm says they are designing and producing best cars they've ever produced. rising sales allowed them to repay their loan years ahead of schedule. >> people are buying chevrolet. they are buying buick. they are buying gmc and they are buying cadillac and they are buying because third party experts agree our quality, our value, our design and our performance are rapidly improving. >> this survey was conducted in march when toyota's recall schedule was in the news. then only 15% of those polled said toyota make the best car. that is town from 25% in 2006. in washington, brian wilson, fox news. >>> speaking of money, ben frank lynn get august bit of a make over. we are talking about the benjamins in your wallet. >> the $100 bill is getting a new look. bad news for counterfeiters. we'll show you the changes coming up next. >>> welc
in the possession of former edwards aide andrew young. >>> the massive toyota recalls could lead to major changes in how your next car is made. our money expert jennifer westhoven is here. whether it's toyota or not? >> we are talking about what could be the most sweeping legislation aimed at making your car safe since the ford firestone tires fiasco about a decade ago. your next car may have brake override systems, black box ps all under this new motor vehicle safety act. they'll have hearings next week in washington. it means automakers could be hit with much bigger fines. we talked a lot about how the fines right now are barely even a slap on the wrist. currently just $16 million they're capped at. the government said, if there hadn't been a cap, it could have fined toyota $18 billion. now, of course, it probably wouldn't, right? that's crippling. they're trying to show you $16 million is nothing for a company like toyota. if the proposed new rules had been in place, toyota could have faced a fine four times higher. >> affecting all of us, whether you're driving toyota or not. >>> colombian si
to a lower court to determine whether that move was legal. first, it was sudden acceleration. now toyota is having the exact opposite problem with some of its vehicles. the japanese automaker recalling 50,000 of them due town expected slowing. the recall effects 2003 year model toyota sequoias. the company reports the problem involved the suv's electronic stability control system which maintains traction during turning. toyota claims the system can kick in at low speeds thus preventing the driver from accelerating as quickly as he or she might like it. fixed the problem midway through the model year and it's already repaired about half of the affected vehicles. toyota has recalled more than 8 million vehicles all totaled worldwide since just last fall. pope benedict the xvith may apologize for the church's handling of sexual abuse cases. that's what the cardinal in charge of those cases is now reporting. he tells the public broadcasting service that the pope may offer the apology when priests from around the world visit the vatican in june. some the victims claim the pope didn't do nearl
. >>> also in new york, a 78-year-old man is blaming his toyota for a crash that left him and his wife on top of two unoccupied cars. now, the driver says his accelerator stuck causing his car to slam into two curbs and then land on top of two other vehicles. toyota, however, suggests driver error is to blame. investigators are now trying to determine the cause. >>> and alaska state troopers will present an award to buddy the german shepherd for his heroic actions. dash cam video shows the canine guide police to his owner's property which was engulfed in flame. thanks to his help the owner only suffered minor burns. >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. that really is a buddy, huh? >> absolutely incredible. i love it. >> we've had so many stories where these pets are like super pets. >> that was the proof in the pudding. that was fantastic. >> absolutely. >> let's talk about the severe weather. yesterday was a dangerous day in colorado, kansas, and northern texas. that was day one of what's going b
to the product in question. >>> toyota has announced another recall. this time it is about 50,000 sequoia suvs from the 2003 model year. toyota says the vehicles slow down unexpectedly. the automaker says there could be a problem with the stability control system. >>> howard is up next with the forecast. >>> audrey, what a great midday after a chilly morning. some frost out there. unfortunately it hasn't helped much with the allergy count. just got an update in. check these numbers out. we have high once again on the tree pollen. the grass and mold is low. the weeds are absent. the weeds are absent but about >>> here's something that could help your finances the megamillions jackpot is up to $224 million for tomorrow's drawing. it's the largest megamillions prize since the dc lottery started to sell those tickets earlier this year. the multistate game is also played in maryland and virginia. >>> a fairly ordinary looking office building in arlington's courthouse neighborhood is anything but that. it's trying to win a national competition among eco friendly buildings. alex trevino has an inside
, you know, reinvent itself and re-gain public trust. most recently toyota, correct? we saw commercials on the air all over the place. i'm wondering what goldman will actually do to restore public trust in the company. >> you make a good point with the toyota comparison, too, and others have pointed out to me that america loves to find a corporate villain when there's something going wrong. high energy prices and oil companies were the villain. high drug prices and drug companies were the villain and maybe rightfully so, but we've moved on in some cases from those debates and now it is goldman sachs and wall street that is in the crosshairs. will we move on from this again or is senator carl levin and this committee and others including the sec going to get to the bottom of the behavior that may have led to the bubble and make some real changes? we're still in the thick of it. you remember the toyota ads, was there a bit of an apology to that and mistakes were made, but the acknowledgement that the company made mistake, we certainly remember that from toyota's lesson. >> and lloyd blank
at carmax. now more than ever the smart choice is carmax. >>> toyota's massive recalls could prompt big changes for all vehicles, under a congressional proposal, new cars and trucks would be required to have devices similar to a black box on a plane to help authorities reconstruct events leading up to a crash. they would also require safety devices. lawmakers promise to address auto safety, after toyota recalled more than 8 million vehicles worldwide. >> these days, almost anybody can use a little extra cash. sue kwon reports on one woman who is making money making products inside her own home. >> yeah, let's go. >> reporter: moni honvick's job is taking care of baby riley. but the middle schoolteacher missed a little extra income. >> i thought issue i might -- i thought, i might as well stay home. i was google surfing. >> it's a website, where everyday consumers post videos reviewing products that they have in their own home. >> well, they have different assignments that you can choose from, whether they be personal hygiene products, electronics, all sorts of different things. this raz
's interesting. >>> toyota is now recalling cars because of a deceleration problem. jennifer westhoven, good morning. this is the toyota sequoyah suv. you come to a stop sign, and you go to hit the gas, and the acceleration is not catching. this is for the 2003 models. if you have one, contact your toyota dealer for repairs. >>> let's check your family finances two new resources. the new york stock exchange has a site called money sense for advice for saving for retirement, taking out a loan, creating a household budget. maybe if you don't have a 401(k), you may feel i don't know where to go on the web to learn these things. here's something for when you want to teach your kids financial lessons. they are making a e ing ing a cd warren buffett secret millionaires club. he has simple lessons kids could learn. he says things like derivatives are weapons of mass destruction. >> he's classic for the one lines. >> they there will be 26 episodes that will be online to help kids form good money habits. back to you. >> kids of all ages. we can all tune in. >>> the other woman in the john edwards sca
fines up to $27,500 per passenger. >>> toyota has resumed sales of its lexus, suvs. one week after a recall. about 10,000 suvs were recalled because of possible rollover dangers. toyota says that dealerships now have the equipment for the vehicle's stability control system. the announce many came after consumer reports issued a rare don't buy rating over concerns the vehicle could flip in tight turns. toyota says that the suvs will be safer than ever. >>> the government is recalling more than 200,000 cribs for safety concesafe ty concerns. the consumer product safety commission says the tubular metal support frames on the simplicity full-sized cribs can bend or brake. causing the mattress to collapse. and at least one suffocation death and 13 other incidents have been reported to the cpsc. the graco-drop side cribs are being recalled now because of entrapment and suffocation hazards. 99 complaints on that problem have been filed so far. the company offers a hardware kit to mick a fix. for more on the recall visit nbcwashington.com and search crib. >>> still ahead on "news4 at 4:00"
are calling her major fashion don't. not carrie! >>> plus, toyota has decided whether it wants to fight a $16 million fine for the sticky gas pedal problem. when i grow up, i want to fix up old houses. i'm going to work with kids. i want to run a marathon. [ female announcer ] at aarp we believe you're never done growing. i want to take him on his first flight. [ female announcer ] discover the best of what's next at aarp.org. here's what we can do with 4g from sprint. using the overdrive 4g mobile hotspot, jimmy's playing some video game online, jenny's video-chatting with a friend, and i'm downloading a huge presentation. and while that's happening, we'll enjoy some family time. [ computer beeps ] that was good. what can you do with 4g? [ male announcer ] experience 4g from sprint. it's more than a wireless network. deaf, hard-of-hearing and people with speech disabilities, it's a wireless revolution. access www.sprintrelay.com. >>> our military folks watching, today's salute is for an entire family, actually. it is from bruce and vivian kimball to their four children in the air force. two
that day police finds her toyota on fire just a few miles away. no signs of the 46-year-old, they put out a description and began a missing persons search. just a few weeks later and just a few miles away in this wooded area in owe ignition the discovery of a body. the body police found was so badly decomposed, police couldn't prove it was the body but now they say thanks to dna testing, they're sure it was her. >> wondering why she would have been killed and somebody would is set her vehicle on fire. >> police say shortly after she left her house to get the cigarettes, her red card was used at this eatery. >> we're thinking maybe somebody there that night could have seen her, most interested in is if someone may have accosted her right there at the restaurant. >> an autopsy proves nina was murdered but police won't say how. police will say that nina's husband who does not speak any english has been positively ruled out as a suspect in his wife's death. he has since returned to the couple's home country of russia. >> thank you. police say anyone with information on the case can earn a rew
national. go like a pro. >>> welcome back to quaelt the call." breaking news from toyota. a week and a half after recalling around 5,000 lexus gx 460 and two weeks after suspending sales of the luxury suv, toyota has a fix in place to fix the stability control issues with that vehicle. the company is now going to resume sales of the lexus gx 460 and will start contacting owners of those 5,000 who have already bought the suv so they can come in and get the software upgrade. again, toyota, resuming sales of the gx 460 two weeks after suspending sales. trish, back to you. >> phil, thank you so much. >>> we have seen upside in europe and certainly huge volume in spain's exchange-traded funds on the back of the country's downgrade, as well as heavy volume in the italy etf right here. what about portugal and ireland? what are we seeing there? bob pisani is joining us live from the new york stock exchange with a look at all the etf trades. what do you see? >> weekly look at the etf business. you can buy and sell the whole country stock markets using exchange traded funds. take a look ewp is the sy
of a classic r&b group. it's also the energy policy. ♪ [ male announcer ] over the past 50 years, toyota has been proud to be a model of quality car making. but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, this is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're making fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. in addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don't get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will continue to be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ >>> in "wall to wall," two looks to the energy crisis facing the u.s. there was an announcement that the obama administration supported offshore oil drilling. tonight, bp and folks in louisiana, mississippi dealing with this. the offshore rig that exploded and then sank, you can see pictures of the
and tuesday. >>> deleterious sports desk brought to you by your local toyota dealers, moving you forward. >> every night, it is like a groundhog day. >> the caps are on the eyes, the main topic of conversation. they have been asked about us for the media. >> it is not working because we are playing players as individuals rather than as one unit. until they realize that, it is going to keep going over. we play as a five-man unit, not as one man individually trying to score. >> one of the best stories in the stanley cup playoffs has been the philadelphia flyers. they had to win their last season game, and the fires have taken -- takenbouchet -- brian bouchet as they beat montreal to move on. let's go to baseball. stephen strasberg, he is lights out. they told the aaa plhilly -- philly to 1 hit. 17 strikeouts, and is very comfortable throwing 99 miles an hour. unbelievable. can't wait to see him at national's park. they have given up 21 runs in those two. you need a hot pitcher. one of the best practical jokes of the year, his game-winning home run, he was fired up. they surprised him, and
love the air®. >>> back now with news that toyota has announced another recall, this one involving the 2003 sequoia suv. toyota wants to upgrade the stability control system on those models. the company says there has not been any accidents or injuries related to that particular system in this case. >>> there is important news tonight about alzheimer's. the seventh leading cause of death in this country, according to the alzheimer's association. finding a way to prevent the disease would be medicine's so-called holy grail. which is why today's news from the national institutes of health was so disappointing to so many people. our report on it tonight from our chief science correspondent robert bazell. >> daddy going to take you to school? >> reporter: jennifer beall is 38 years old. she saw two grandparents die of alzheimer's. then her father's memory began to fail as the disease struck him. >> my dad was diagnosed at 68. i have a 9-month-old and a 4-year-old. i hope i'm around to remember them. >> reporter: to try to ward off dementia, beall exercises a lot, eats a heart healthy d
. laura ingle, thank you very much. the national traffic highway safety administration may slap toyota with greater fines on top of the $16.4 million assessed over the defective accelerator pedals. they say the car maker should be on the hook for $14 billion in penalties except that there is a legal limit on the individual fines against what is set. >>> another tough week for toyota. we learned retired executive wrote an e-mail at toyota saying we need to come clean over defective gas pedals and it was apparently written before the problem was revealed to the u.s. government officials. irve miller was a toyota public affairs vice president, 30-year veteran of the company a few days short of retirement when he wrote an e-mail to japanese counterparts on january 16 of this year. i hate to break this to you, but we have a tendency for mechanical failure in accelerator pedals for a certain manufacturer on certain models. we are not protecting our customers by keeping this quiet. the time to hide on this one is over. we need to come clean." noting the key toyota executives were about to mee
'll share. plus toyota recalling more cars because they're slowing down this time? we're not kidding. and mercedes-benz finds a very interesting place to park. how the car got there. that's coming up next. and happy birthday to uma thurman. it seems like words are missing in her first name. they aren't. it makes sense now. she's 40 today. she's tall, lanky. thanks to the new venture card from capital one, we get double miles with every purchase. so we earned a tropical vacation in half the time. we earn double miles every time we use our card. ( shouts ) double miles add up fast so we can bring the whole gang. ( grunting ) awesome! it's hard to beat double miles. everyone knows two is better than one. introducing the venture card from capital one... with double miles on every purchase every day. go to capitalone.com. ( gasps ) what's in your wallet? wait up! go to ♪ pitalone.com. [ male announcer ] over the past 50 years, toyota has been proud to be a model of quality car making. but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, is is something
. >> exactly. let's do a couple of headlines on a thursday. toyota says it's conducting safety tests on all s. u.v.'s after "consumer reports" issues a rare do not buy rating warning that the 2010 lexus could roll over. temporary has temporarily suspended sales of the s.u.v. and a recall is being considered. they are testing the s.u.v. and working to correct the stability problem. toyota is trying to avoid the criticism it faced earlier when it was accused of not acting quickly over the gas pedal and other problems. president obama isn't getting very far selling his financial reform bill to congressional republicans, at least. after a meeting to the white house on the topic, senate minority leader mitch mcconnell said the president was simply creating an ongoing bailout system. >> if you look at it carefully, it will lead to endless taxpayer bailout of wall street banks. that is clearly not the direction the american people would like for us to go. >> and house minority leader john behnor complained that if it was his goal, that isn't the way to do it. >> in a time when small businesses are
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, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, this is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're making fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. in addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don't get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will continue to be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ i thought i was invincible. i'm on an aspiriregimen now because i never want to feel that helplessness again. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. ta to your doctor, and take care of what you have to take care of. >>> 9:28 on the east coast, 6:28 in the west. the third attack on school children in china in three days. a farmer stormed into a kindergarten class this morning, attacked five students way hammer and set
[ male announcer ] over the past 50 years, toyota has been proud to be a model of quality car making. but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, this is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're making fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. in addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don't get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will continue to be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ we helped keep your skin clear. now we have a solution for wrinkles. neutrogena anti wrinkle with retinol sa smoothes even deep wrinkles. it works...beautifully. neutrogena. >>> you're trying to sell the deal. >> should goldman sachs be trying to sell the deal. >> how much of that deal did you sell. >> your top priority to sell is that de
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. >> reporter: so, how did ford change its car and its business? ironically, ceo alan mulally, used toyota as his model as he turned ford around. >> every vehicle would be best in class, in terms of quality, fuel efficiency, safety, smart design and very best value. >> reporter: to get there, ford went back to the drawing board, designing sturdier, safer cars. it added more testing to each step of the assembly line. and marketed the changes relentlessly. >> look at you talking me into a ford. >> i know. you should really try it. >> they went head-to-head with the impulse on quality, which is something they avoided a few years ago. >> reporter: "consumer reports" now finds 90% of ford average or better in reliability. in crash tests, ford models share top safety rates. american consumers are finally taking notice. and not just with ford. giving u.s. automakers, new respect for the first time in years. look at the change in the matchup with asia. four years ago, the united states ranked behind japan. today, u.s. cars are ahead. >> it's an incredible turnaround. i mean, who would have believe
toyota with her and her kids on alabama avenue. he was on probation for one dui and about to be tried for another and had no driver's license court to court records. >> what do you think of keeping him behind bars. >> that's where he needs to stay. four children have no mother, no more. he needs to be there the rest of his life. >> all i can think is he doesn't have a heart oar character. you take steps to be high on pcp and you don't know what you did. we are all human but make mistake and we have to deal with them. >> reporter: family members told me one of the children has been released from the hospital. two more are improving but her youngest, the 2-year-old daughter you saw in those photos remains hospitalized and is likely to need more medical care to recover. another service is planned for monday evening for her at the charles houston rec center in alexandria. that's where her virginia friends. that's monday night at 7:00. they are all going to get together. >> what about jones, what is his status. >> he's in the hospital but he is detained and being held without bail as the c
those recalled 2010 lexus suvs parent company toyota says it has the software so dealers can start to fix the gx-460s. toyota recalled 10,000 of the vehicles last week over concerns could roll over. dealers began to contact owners about the fix this week. >>> a well-known republican governor is venturing out on his own this election year. >>> an economic crisis prompts a new round of rioting in part of europe. it is 5:37. here's angie. >>> westbound on 50. moving without incident from the eastern shore all the way to inside the beltway. what's making news now, that's coming up next. 3q (sax player) i can't play my sax with allergy congestion. claritin-d helps me breathe in and out. nothing works stronger, faster, or longer to relieve all my symptoms... ...including congestion without drowsiness. get claritin-d at the pharmacy counter. live claritin clear. laxatives? i've tried all these. this one's gritty. this one can make you bloated. clearly, miralax is the one for me. it relieves my constipation with no harsh side effects. miralax. restore your body's natural rhythm. >>> protes
the asian car companies made better cars. surprisingly this poll goes a lot of areas and shows that toyota's reputation has taken a big hit. premature rust, suvs that roll over, 8 million car recalled. a quarter of those polled believed toyota was the maker of the best car on the market. now only 15% believe so. ford's reputation, shepard, is almost doubled since 2006. 18% of those polled pointed to ford as the maker of the best car, they get points for a good, fuel-efficient car and they didn't take bailout money. gm steady at 18%. chrysler has a problem. 3% of those polled believe that chrysler makes the best auto out there. as a sign of economic times, 60% of the cars sold in america today are used cars. >> shepard: interesting. brian wilson. thank you. >>> we're asking you today over at foxnews.com/shep what you think and what your next car will be. made in america or somewhere else. foxnews.com/shep. you can influence this very much. the question is, will the next car you buy be made in america? if you notice the video in the window, it will show how the elevators work. i know you kno
, next. ♪ [ male announcer ] over the past 50 years, toyota has been proud to be a model of quality car making. but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, is is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're maki fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will contito be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ >> greta: let's go to our new york newsroom with where mary and rafferty is standing by with other headlines. >> reporter: reports that traces of oil from the spill up the coast of louisiana has begun washing ashore. the impact of the still would be mind-boggling. louisiana's governor declaring a state of emergency. 5,000 barrels a day are leaking fro
. thank you. >>> the "associated press" reports toyota executive wrote an internal e-mail that the company needed to, "come clean" about accelerator problems just five days before it announced a massive recall. a.p. says toyota warned european, russian, and middle eastern distributors about the problems months before it notified american regulators. general morl motors says it los $4.3 billion in the last half of 2009 as it struggled to repay government loans and emerge from bankruptcy, but they say there is a chance it will be profitable this year. the nation's largest auto maker reports a large gain in domestic market share in the first three months of 2010. >>> stocks were down today. the dow lost 72.5. the s&p 500 dropped 7. nasdaq gave back 5 2/3. >>> one of president obama's top economic advisors paul volcker is talking about a controversial new tax to help battle the deficit. fox business network correspondent peter barnes is here to tell us about the value-added tax. otherwise known as the v.a.t. good evening, peter. what is the v.a.t.? >> well, it's basically a national sales tax
another shot tonight. >> thanks, dan. >>> coming up, could the toyota crisis create a huge shift in the auto industry? find out what it could mean the next time you go to the dealer. >>> nasa released some spectacular images of the sun. wait until you see this. >>> some law make verse blarsed spirit airlines 'new carry-on bag fee the. that airline's ceo is defending the fee. his name is ben baldanza. he got inside it when it was announced earlier this month. he said the fee will allow spir to it lower air fares. he says overall, the average customer will end up paying less than before. >> we don't so who loses. if you pay for a bag now on spirit, your total ticket price is going to be the same or a little less than before. if you don't carry a bag, help us get our planes out faster by not dloging up the airplane you will save $40 or more on your ticket. >> new york senator chuck schumer does not think much of the fees. he's pushing for legislation that would tax airlines for imposing such charges on passengers. >> general motors act set rated on the road to recovery. the auto com
will connect you with the maryland attorney general's office. >>> there is more trouble for toyota tonight. the automaker is recalling 50,000 sacoya suvs. only the 2003 models are affected. toyota says there may be a problem with the electronic stability control system. it helps maintain tax when you turn. in some cases the stability control could activate at low speeds and prevent the suv from accelerating as quickly as you might expect. >>> metro trains are back up to speed after a day of delays. a track maintenance car delayed twice on the blue and yellow lines. it has regular tires and special wheels so it can run on the tracks. the first derailment caused some minor damage forcing trains to single track between reagan national and crystal city. it derailed a second time heading back to the rail yard. >>> to capitol hill and the fight for financial reform. republicans say they are finally ready to allow the legislation to be debated in the senate. earlier today the g.o.p. blocked a vote to bring the bill to the floor. but at the end of the day they said behind-the-scenes talks have gon
's the second such attack in china in two days. >>> toyota has announced another recall. this time affecting 50,000 sequoia suvs. due to a glitch in rollover software. >>> finally, have you ever had one of those days? check this out. a mercedes ended up dangling from this tulsa parking garage. the driver says his foot got stuck on the gas, sending him speeding in reverse through that wall. that's the news at 7:17. >> dent on the side. but not a scratch on the bumper. >> it wasn't a toyota, was it? >> it wasn't a toyota. thanks, juju. >>> let's get back out to sam on the coast of louisiana for us this morning. good to see you there, sam. >> good morning. robin, you know this area well. the closest town is venice, not too far away from us. we're on one of the main drags. a lot of shimp boats on their way out. let's get to the maps. the shifting winds will be a big player where the oil goes. if you just look at the way that wind blows, it's directly south-southeast. it looks like from venice, all the way to gulfport, and dolphin island, could see some of the breakup, if they don't get the spill co
in march. toyota was involved in a recall mess, and that as we know is ongoing. they're still recalling cars. according to the poll, more americans say the u.s. makes better quality vehicles. so there, how about that this morning. gregg: good for us. martha: indeed. gregg: all right, did they cross the line or are they heroes, getting a raw deal? a controversial trial taking place in iraq today, a court marshal of one of three navy seals accused of failing to protect the terror detainee who says he was assaulted while in custody, the detainee, mind you, the suspected mastermind of the murder and mutilation of four american contractors back in 2004. steve centanni, live in washington with more on this. steve, what exactly is happening today? >> well, gregg, it's the first day of the trial for one of the three navy seals who faces charges, in blue island, illinois, charged with dereliction of duty and impeding an investigation. he's not the one accused of actually punching the detainee in the stomach after he was captured. matthew mccabe, petty officer matthew mccabe is the one facing the
.s. made cars superior to asian models. the shift ohing in part to -- owing in part to troubles with toyota. brian wilson live in washington on this one. how are opinions changing? >> reporter: americans now believe by a modest margin that american car companies make better quality cars than do the asian companies. % of those polls said american car companied made the best cars. you have to compare that with numbers from a similar poll in 2006. it's a shocking change. back then 29% of those believed american car companies made the best cars and 46% believed asian car companies made the better cars. that's quite a turn around *. we have a non-scientific pole on foxnews.com if you want to weigh in on what you think. megyn: who are the big wirns and losers. >> reporter: not surprisingly toyota is the big loser. 8 million cars recalled. that's caused toyota to take a 10-point hit. ford's reputation has surged the most. 18% said ford was the maker of the best car. ben roethlisberger may not be facing charges for the alleged sexual assault of two women but he may be paying a price. captioning mad
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an overnight session, with votes in the wee hours. toyota has added 50,000 sport utility vehicles to its list of recalls. the sequoias were sold in the u.s. during the early part of 2003. the automaker said the electronic stability control system could prevent the vehicle from accelerating at slow speeds. for the record, toyota is an underwriter of the "newshour." in thailand today, a standoff between security forces and protesters known as "red shirts" erupted into new violence, on the outskirts of bangkok. we have a report from nick paton walsh of "independent television news." >> reporter: when the red shirts said they'd take their seven week old protest from bangkok's center, to across the town, it was pretty obvious they'd soon run into an army, here in number to contain them. and if they were looking for trouble, they soon found it. ( gunfire ) amid the traffic and the sticky heat of a highway, they took pot shots at each other. it's become a new way of talking in a long conflict that many worry could drift into civil war. the police pelted with anything from rocks to bottles. and prote
. ♪ [ male announcer ] over the past 50 years, toyota has been proud to be a model of quality car making. but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, this is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're making fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. in addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don't get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will continue to be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ i'm going to own my own restaurant. i want to be a volunteer firefighter. when i grow up, i want to write a novel. i want to go on a road trip. when i grow up, i'm going to go there. i'm going to work with kids. i want to fix up old houses. [ female announcer ] at aarp we believe you're never done growing. i want to fall in love again. [ female
to suffocate or strangle. and toyota announced it's resuming sales of the 2010 lexus g.x. 460, after halting them last week. it said a software fix is now available at dealers, to stabilize the vehicle in tight turns. for the record, toyota is an underwriter of the "newshour." hundreds of mourners, from the president on down, paid final respects today to civil rights leader dorothy height. family, friends, political leaders and members of the general public attended the funeral at washington national cathedral. in his eulogy, president obama recalled height's 40 years as head of the national council of negro women. >> dorothy height was a drum major for justice. a drum major for equality. a drum major for freedom. a drum major for service. and the lesson she would want us to leave with today-- a lesson she lived out each and every day-- is that we can all be first in service. we can all be drum majors for a righteous cause. >> sreenivasan: dorothy height died last week at the age of 98. those are some of the day's main stories. i'll be back at the end of the program with a preview of what yo
years, toyota has been proud to be a model of quality car making. but recently, the safety of our cars and trucks has come under question. and at toyota, this is something we don't take lightly. that's why we're making fundamental changes inside our company, to communicate with customers better, and respond to their needs faster. in addition, we're currently spending over a million dollars an hour to enhance the technology and safety of our vehicles. the result? our comprehensive star safety system is now standard on every vehicle we make. ♪ don't get us wrong, we know actions speak louder than commercials. but just know, your safety will continue to be a top priority in any, and all of our decisions. ♪ impact fishing markets in japan, marine legislation in the u.s., and food consumption in italy? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment objectives, risks, fees, expe
the numbers and toyota, tanking because of their public relations, shep. this survey was taken when toyota was right in the thick of it. >> shepard: yeah. adam shapiro from the biz. thank you. we would like to know what you think about this. will the next car you buy be made in america? give us the honest. go to foxnews.com/shep. it's our online poll today. we will show you the results from you and your neighbors around the country a little bit later in this newscast. a u.s. senate panel voted today to crack down on some of the risky investment tools which contributed to our financial crisis. the senate agriculture committee voting to impose tough limits on banks and ability to profit from derivatives. those are the complex products used to hedge against risks. like hikes in interest rates or oil prices. it's a side bet, really. but, in the run-up to the economic crisis, financial firms use them to speculate on the future of the housing and credit markets. and the losses piled up after that mortgage meltdown. new restrictions are expected to include in the larger financial regulatory overh
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